Apr
28
2013

Cold Soak Testing Cutdown

We now have the cutdown working at +20C, the test below shows  it can cut through the load string. We have simulated the payload with a 2kg weight. At +20C the cutdown glows red to orange and easily cuts through the load string. The arduino is programmed to provide power to the nichrome for 5 seconds then […]

Apr
01
2013

Electronics Electronics Electronics …

Well this project is all about learning and we sure have been on a steep learning curve with the electronics side of this project. Up until now its mainly been plugging things into the arduino that just work, but we have now been working on building and interfacing our own electronics modules and troubleshooting other […]

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